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January 9th – January 13th

4th Grade News

January 9th – January 13th

Religion – Chapter 10:  The 2nd Commandment

                       Open Book Test on Friday

Reading:  We will be finishing our Ivan Novel this week

                       Bag-A-Book Oral Presentations Due on Wednesday

                       Ivan End-of-Book Test on Friday – Students will receive a study guide on Monday

English – Lessons 3.10 and 3.11     

                     **Using the Pronouns I, Me, We, and Us

                     **Pronouns vs. Contractions

                      Test on Lessons 3.7-3.11 on Thursday

Spelling – Midwest States and Capitals       Practice Test on Friday

Bismarck, North Dakota   Pierre, South Dakota       Lincoln, Nebraska

Topeka Kansas                    St. Paul, Minnesota         Des Moines, Iowa

Jefferson City, Missouri    Madison, Wisconsin        Springfield, Illinois

Lansing, Michigan              Indianapolis, Indiana      Columbus, Ohio

Math– Lessons 60-62   Test on Tuesday

     **Rate Problems with a given Total           **Remaining Fractions Two Step Equations

     **Multiplying 3 or More Factors                 **Exponents

Investigation #6:  Displaying Data Using Graphs

Social Studies-  Chapter 6 Test on Wednesday

     **Begin Chapter 8:  The Midwest

Science- Continue Our Zoology Unit

     **Identifying Characteristics of Arthropods (Insects, arachnids, and other arthropods)

     **Describing the Metamorphosis of Insects

     **Observing the Larva of an Insect


Wednesday, Jan. 11th – Dress Down Day

Friday, Jan. 13th – End of the 2nd 9 weeks




January 9th – January 13th2023-01-08T10:07:06-05:00

January 2nd – January 6th

4th Grade News

January 2nd – January 6th

Religion – Chapter 9:  The First Commandment   Open Book Test on Friday

Reading–  Continue The One and Only Ivan

     **End of Book Test and Bag a Book Presentations Due on Wednesday, Jan. 11th

(Further information will sent home with the students after we return from break)

English –   Begin Pronouns Part 2

     **Possessive Pronouns                      **Possessive Adjectives

     **Pronouns and antecedents            **I, me, we, and us

Spelling –  Test on Friday

Wednesday, said, finally, camera, photographs, probably, sincerely, grinning, restaurant, examine, clipboard, captivity, majestic, imagination, dangerous, victorious, shudder, gathering, recommend, whisper

Math–  Lessons 57-60      No Test This Week

**Rate Word Problems          **Multiplying 3-Digit #’s

**Estimating Answers           **Rate Problems with a Given Total

Social Studies– Continue Chapter 6: The Southeast

Science–  Continue Our Zoology Unit

**Identifying Invertebrate Animals (Describing Annelids, Cnidarians, and Echinoderms)

**Identifying and Describing Mollusks

**Identifying Characteristics of Arachnids and Insects


Monday – No School (Last Day of Christmas Break)


January 2nd – January 6th2022-12-16T12:57:54-05:00

December 12th-16th

Fourth Grade News

December 12th- December 16th

Religion – Complete our Study of Advent as we read the Gospel of Luke.


Reading –  Continue reading The One and Only Ivan

**In-class vocab and comprehension activities.


English–  **Figurative Language Activities

                 **In Class Letter Writing Activity


Spelling–  No List This Week


Math – Lessons 56-58    Test on Tuesday

     **Using Models and Pictures to Compare Fractions

     **Rate Word Problems

     **Multiplying 3-digit Numbers


Social Studies– Continue Chapter 6 – Exploring the Southeast

     Test on the Southeast States and Capitals on Tuesday


Science– Continue our Zoology Unit  Test on Wednesday Zoology Part 1

**Vertebrate Research Activity Sheet Due on Wed. Dec 14th


Tuesday , Dec. 13th- Christmas Program 6:30 (Kids meet in the gym at 6:00)

Wednesday, Dec. 14th – Christmas Dress Down Day

Thursday, Dec. 15th – Christmas Dress Down Day ; 11:30 Dismissal – Teacher Inservice

Friday, Dec. 16th – Christmas DRESS UP DAY 11:30; Dismissal – Christmas Break Begins!

Merry Christmas!!



December 12th-16th2022-12-12T15:21:17-05:00

December 5th – December 9th

4th Grade Newsletter

December 5th – December 9th

Reading – Continue our Novel Study of The One and Only Ivan

     * We will be working on comprehension activities in school.

Spelling – Test on Friday on the Southeast States and Capitals

Little Rock, Arkansas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Jackson, Mississippi; Montgomery, Alabama; Nashville, Tennessee; Frankfort, Kentucky; Atlanta, Georgia; Tallahassee, Florida; Columbia, South Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina; Richmond, Virginia; Charleston, West Virginia

English – Lessons 3.5- 3.6  & Review                       Test on Thursday Pronouns Part 1

     *Pronouns in Compound Subjects

     *Object Pronouns

Math – Lessons 51- 55    No Test this Week

     *Adding #’s with More than 3-Digits          *Checking 1-Digit Division

     *Subtracting #’s with More than 3-Digits       **Word Problems about Equal Groups; Part 2

     *1-Digit Division with a Remainder             **The Calendar

     **Rounding #’s to the Nearest 1000             **Prime and Composite #’s

Social Studies – Continue the Study of the Southeast

Science – Continue our Zoology Unit      Test on Zoology Part 1: Wed., December 14th

       **Identifying Characteristics of Vertebrates

       **Identify the Classes of Vertebrates

      **Describe the Life Cycles of Vertebrates


Wednesday, Dec. 7th – December Dress Down Day

Thursday, Dec. 8th– Mass: Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Friday, Dec. 9th – Progress Reports Go Home





December 5th – December 9th2022-12-02T15:26:18-05:00

November 28- December 2, 2022

4th Grade News

Nov. 28th – Dec. 2nd

Religion:  Chapter 13:  Advent


Reading:   Begin Novel:  The One and Only Ivan Test on Friday          

     **In Class Reading and Comprehension Activities                             

English: Chapter 3: Pronouns    Lesson 3.3 -3.6  

**Singular and Plural Pronouns                  **Pronouns in Compound Subjects

**Subject Pronouns                                         **Object Pronouns



Spelling: More Plurals   Test on Friday

Gorilla, knuckle, human, patient, cousin, habitat, domain, stampede, mighty, accomplish, neighbor, forage, scurry, lousy, fingerprint, limb, timid, crimson, sculpture, loneliest

Math:  Lessons 48-50    Test on Thursday

  • Multiplying 2-digit Numbers Part 2
  • Word Problems about Equal Groups, Part 1
  • Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers, Part 2

Social Studies: Begin Chapter 6:  The Southeast Region

**Test on Southeast States and Capitals on December 13th 


Begin Zoology Unit  No Test


Wed., Nov. 30th – Clay County Food is Due

Looking Ahead – Christmas Program will be held on Dec. 13th at 6:30pm










November 28- December 2, 20222022-11-30T07:11:14-05:00

November 14th-November 18th

4th Grade News

Nov. 14th – Nov. 18th

Religion:   Begin Chapter 8:  Learning About God’s Law


Reading:   Story: Scene Two Test on Thursday             

                             Skill:  Drawing Conclusions

Vocab:  advice, argument, arrangements, dishonest, descendants, script 

English: Chapter 3: Pronouns     Lesson 3.1 – 3.4

**Personal Pronouns

**First, Second, and Third Person Pronouns

**Singular and Plural Pronouns

**Subject Pronouns


Spelling: Words with -ar and -or   Test on Friday

morning, forest, garbage, form, alarm, corner, story, argue, backyard, start, partner, storm, Florida, apartment, sport, force, forward, sharp, garden, Arkansas

Math:  Lessons 42-45    Test on Friday

  • Rounding Numbers to Estimate
  • Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers; Part 1
  • Multiplying 2-digit Numbers; Part 1
  • Parenthesis and the Associate Property; Naming Lines and Segments

Social Studies: Complete activities on our government

States And Capitals Work Packet

**Test on Southeast States and Capitals on December 13th (Mark Your Calendars)

Science:  Continue Our Biology Unit:  Examining and Classifying Plants 

**Describing the Leaves of Angiosperms

**Using a Dichotomous Key to Identify Trees


Mon., Nov. 14th- Clay County Food Drive Begins.  Nov. 14th-30th

Fri., Nov. 18th – Peanut Shoppe Orders Due- Checks Only 









November 14th-November 18th2022-11-14T08:32:24-05:00

April 26th – 30th

K1 News

April 26th—April 30th


Digraph sh (ship, push, shop, cash)                                           **Compare and Contrast; Draw Conclusions

Words of the Week:  what, said, was                                       **Questions

(Continue practicing all words in the bag)                              **Position words; Prepositions

Story:  Trucks Roll!


**Writing numbers through 30, Counting by 2’s; Identifying odd and even numbers

** Identifying and Making symmetrical designs

** Counting Pennies to pay for items that cost less than 30 cents

**Writing numbers through 30 to Label Sets

**Review time to the hour


April 26th– Mon. –Reading Center

April 27th Tues.  Art; Homework- Reading Activity Sheet; Read a book, and Practice your word bag

Apr. 28th—Wed. –  Computer

Apr. 29th  Thurs.:  Gym; Homework: Math Practice Sheet

Apr. 30h-Friday:  Music

**If you have any gallon jugs to donate to our classroom, send them our way.  Thank You!

April 26th – 30th2021-04-22T09:38:46-04:00

April 19th-23rd

K1 News

April 19th—April 23rd


Digraph ck (tack, deck, brick, sock,  luck)                                **Cause and effect; Sequence

Words of the Week:  yellow, blue, green                                               **Questions

(Continue practicing all words in the bag)                              **Position words

Story:  Mayday!  Mayday!


**Counting Money; Labeling Sets to 30

** Measuring distances in Non-Standard Units

** Identifying Day, Night, Morning, Afternoon, and Evening

**Drawing Pictures and acting out “Some, Some More” and “Some, Some Went Away” Stories

**Identifying and Making Symmetrical Designs


April 19th-Monday:  Reading Center

April 20th-Tuesday: Art; Homework- Reading Activity Sheet; Read a book, and Practice your word bag

Apr. 21st-Wednesday: Computers

Apr. 22nd-Thursday:  Gym; Homework: Math Practice Sheet 25’s

Apr. 23rd-Friday:  Music

Classroom Needs for Earth Day :

Old Magazines

Washed Out Plastic Gallon Jugs (from milk, juice, or water)  Thank You!!

April 19th-23rd2021-04-16T11:50:42-04:00
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